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Talks in Audio Format by Jack Duffy


The following talks were given in the Spring of 2016 at Branching Moon Sesshin by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during sesshin. These talks focus on The Four Virtues of a Bodhisattva by Zen Master Dogen


The following talks were given in the Winter of 2015 at Winter Bones Rohatsu Sesshin by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during sesshin. These talks focus on The Imprint of Silent Illumination.

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The following talks were given in the Fall of 2015 at Broken Raven Sesshin by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during sesshin. These talks focus on The Jewel Mirror Samadhi.

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The following talks were given in the Winter of 2014 at Winter Bones Rohatsu Sesshin by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during sesshin. These talks focus on the teachings of Zen Master Dongshan Liangjie.


The following talks were given in the Fall of 2014 at Broken Raven Sesshin by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during retreat. These talks focus on the Record of the Transmission of the Light (Denkoroku) by Zen Master Keizan Jokin.


The following talks were given in the Summer of 2014 at Ancient Bones Retreat by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during retreat. These talks focus on the Record of the Transmission of the Light (Denkoroku) by Zen Master Keizan Jokin.


The following talks were given in the Spring of 2014 at Branching Moon Sesshin by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during sesshin. These talks focus on the Record of the Transmission of the Light (Denkoroku) by Zen Master Keizan Jokin.


The following talks were given in the Winter of 2013 at Winter Bones Rohatsu Sesshin by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during sesshin. These talks focus on the Record of the Transmission of the Light (Denkoroku) by Zen Master Keizan Jokin and The Radiant Light of Reality (Gandavyuha).


The following talks were given in the Fall of 2013 at Broken Raven Sesshin by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during sesshin. These talks focus on the Record of the Transmission of the Light (Denkoroku) by Zen Master Keizan Jokin.


The following talks were given in the Summer of 2013 at Ancient Bones Retreat by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during the retreat. These talks focus on the Record of the Transmission of the Light (Denkoroku) by Zen Master Keizan Jokin.


The following talks were given in the Spring of 2013 at Branching Moon Sesshin by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during sesshin. These talks focus on the Record of the Transmission of the Light (Denkoroku) by Zen Master Keizan Jokin.


The following talks were given in the Winter of 2012 at Winter Bones Rohatsu Sesshin by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during sesshin. These talks focus on the Platform Sutra by Zen Master Hui-Neng.


The following talks were given in the Fall of 2012 at Walking Rain Sesshin by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during sesshin. These talks focus on the Diamond Sutra.


The following talks were given in the Summer of 2012 at Ancient Bones Retreat by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during the retreat. These talks focus on Torei Zenji Bodhisattva Vow.

Verse 4 of Torei Zenji Bodhisattva Vow was given at Walking Rain Sesshin 2012 - Talk 1 (Teisho 1)


The following talks were given in the Spring of 2012 at Branching Moon Sesshin by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during sesshin. These talks focus on the Verse of the Faith-Mind by Zen master Seng-T'san.


Beginner's Talk -- The following talks were given in the Fall of 2011 at TTS by Jack Duffy. These words were offered for beginners and beginners-at-heart.


The following talks are part of a series given in the Fall of 2011 at Walking Rain Sesshin by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during sesshin. These talks focused on recently translated works shedding new light on Zen's female ancestory.


The following talks are part of a series given in the Spring of 2011 at Branching Moon Sesshin by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during sesshin.


The following talks are part of a series given in the Spring of 2011 at Kairos in Spokane by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during retreat.


The following talks are part of a series given in the Summer of 2010 at Ancient Bones by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during sesshin.


The following talks are part of a series given in the Fall of 2010 at Walking Rain Sesshin by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during sesshin.


The following talks are part of a series given in the spring of 2010 at Branching Moon Sesshin by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during sesshin. Talk 6 was lost to technical gremlins.


The following talks are part of a series given first at the fall of 2009 at Walking Rain Sesshin by Jack Duffy. The talks focus on the Shodoka "Song of Realizing the Way". These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during sesshin but the recordings were damaged so Jack kindly re-gave the talks in a slightly different context at the "Golden Wind" retreat in Spokane winter of 2009. Other talks in this series will be post here as they become available.


The following talks are part of a series given in the fall of 2008 at Walking Rain Sesshin by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during sesshin.


The following talks are part of a series given in the spring of 2008 at Branching Moon Sesshin on The Record of Linchi by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during sesshin.


The following talks are part of a series given in the fall of 2007 at Walking Rain Sesshin by Jack Duffy; the final talk was given by Jana Zeedyk. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during sesshin.


The following talks are part of a series given in the spring of 2007 at Branching Mood Sesshin on Tozan's Five Ranks by Jack Duffy. These words were offered as teisho (a Dharma talk) during sesshin.


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